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qatar, us embassy

qatar, us embassy

Highlighting the deepening ties of friendship between the United States and Qatar, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Brian P. McKeon and Chargé d’Affaires Ian McCary broke ground today on a new U.S. Embassy in Qatar’s capital city. They were joined by Director of Qatar’s American Affairs Department Ambassador Essa Mohamed Al-Mannai and other distinguished guests.

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contractors, Ukraine, support

contractors, Ukraine, support

The United States and NATO have recently ramped up their support to Ukraine by providing major weapon systems in addition to the munitions and supplies they have been providing from the beginning of the conflict. These systems―artillery, anti-aircraft weapons, tracked vehicles―will enhance Ukrainian capabilities for the ongoing fight in the east, and, perhaps, for an eventual counteroffensive. However, the maintenance and training demands of these particular systems, which the Ukrainian military has never used before, will overwhelm Ukraine's ability to cope. The next step in U.S. aid should be, and likely will be, provide battlefield contractors in Ukraine to maintain these systems and train Ukrainians on their use.

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American weapons manufacturers do not benefit directly from the thousands of missiles, drones, and other weapons sent to Ukraine, but they stand to gain in the long run by supplying countries willing to strengthen their defenses against Russia.

Like other Western nations, the United States has turned to its own stockpiles to supply Ukraine with shoulder-mounted Stinger and Javelin missiles, for example. These weapons from Lockheed-Martin and Raytheon Technologies were paid for some time ago.

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Ukraine

Ukraine

"Thousands of people around the world want to help in Ukraine, but they don't have the skills, experience, or credentials to work with an international aid organization"

Two days after Russian forces invaded Ukraine, the World Health Organization issued a global request: The war-torn country needed doctors, nurses, and EMTs with experience in complex emergencies.

Within days, a 22-person group from Team Rubicon, an international disaster-response nonprofit based near Los Angeles International Airport, flew to Krakow, Poland.

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Philippines

Contractors working in the Philippines will find themselves in an ethnically diverse and multicultural working environment that has been influenced by Spanish, American, Malay, and Chinese cultures and traditions. The country has a highly skilled and educated workforce, and a thriving economy.

The economic boom and presence of international corporations have made the Philippines a popular destination for ex-pats seeking work opportunities abroad. The mining, construction, and tourism industries offer the most opportunities for ex-pats. Many also move to the Philippines to teach a foreign language, while call centers and other business outsourcing units are other booming sectors.

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PMC

PMC

A private firm recruiting for a position in Ukraine has posted a position offering up to $60,000 per month. Russia has already warned that mercenaries who join the fight in Ukraine are not entitled to prisoner of war status. The private firm is looking for former military agents for covert operations inside the country. They also added there's a good chance you'll come face-to-face with death squads and private militias dispatched by the Kremlin.

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Joseph Cancel

Joseph Cancel

Willy Joseph Cancel, a 22-year-old American citizen, and former U.S. Marine were killed in Ukraine last week.

According to sources the contractor was originally from Orange County, New York, lived with his wife and 7-month-old baby in Tennessee, where he worked full-time as a corrections officer. After the war in Ukraine broke out, Joseph Cancel signed up to work for a private military company which then sent him to fight in Ukraine.

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CHS

CHS

Comprehensive Health Services LLC (CHS), located in Cape Canaveral, Florida, has agreed to pay $930,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by falsely representing to the State Department and the Air Force that it complied with contract requirements relating to the provision of medical services at State Department and Air Force facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan. This is the Department of Justice’s first resolution of a False Claims Act case involving cyber fraud since the launch of the department’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative, which aims to combine the department’s expertise in civil fraud enforcement, government procurement, and cybersecurity to combat new and emerging cyber threats to the security of sensitive information and critical systems.

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vectrus-vertex

vectrus-vertex

The combined company will offer significantly expanded technology and service capabilities, delivering a comprehensive suite of integrated solutions and critical service offerings to support national security readiness and modernization initiatives around the world. As U.S. and allied government clients move toward a converged environment, the combined company will be well-positioned to meet the mission-essential requirements of its clients while delivering cost savings, increased security and resiliency, and more strategic use of resources.

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aviation

aviation

Department of Defense has awarded an $11,859,826 contract that provides ship-based commercial helicopter and vertical replenishment (VERTREP) services to Navy ships, partner nations’ ships, and theater facilities and operations worldwide.

ACHI is required to perform missions at any time, day or night, on a 24-hour per day basis, and shall be capable of executing all missions during a state of war, warlike operations, civil strife, piracy, natural disaster, or other hostilities, and obey all lawful orders in the execution of their mission.

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